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Major Train Stations

Rail and transportation hubs in the USA

Amtrak's California Zephyr train

The USA's principal train stations are crossroads for national, regional and local rail and transportation services. Shown: Grand Central Terminal, New York City.


Boston

South Station

Boston, Massachusetts

Northeast regional services to Providence, New Haven, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. including Acela high-speed line. Lakeshore Limited to Chicago via Albany and Buffalo/Niagara Falls.

Massachusetts Bay Tranportation Authority trains serve destinations south and west of the city includng Worcester, Plymouth and Providence, Rhode Island.

Back Bay Station

Boston, Massachusetts

Same connections as South Station, above.

North Station

Boston, Massachusetts

Downeaster service to Portland Maine.

Massachusetts Bay Tranportation Authority trains serve destinations north of the city includng Concord, Lexington, Salem and Cape Ann.

Chicago

Union Station

Chicago, Illinois

Regional services including Hiawatha trains to Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Separate services to Naperville, Missouri, Indiana and Michigan. Also through service to Boston, New York, Washington D.C., New Orleans, Texas, California and Pacific Northwest.

Northeast Illinois Regional Commuter Railroad Corporation trains serve Antioch, Fox Lake, Elgin, Aurora, Joliet and Manhattan.

Ogilvie Transportation Center

Chicago, Illinois

Northeast Illinois Regional Commuter Railroad Corporation trains serve Geneva, Harvard/McHenry and Kenosha, Wisconsin.

LaSalle Street Station

Chicago, Illinois

Northeast Illinois Regional Commuter Railroad Corporation trains to Joliet and intermediate points.

Millenium Station (Randolph Street)

Chicago, Illinois

Northeast Illinois Regional Commuter Railroad Corporation trains to University Park and intermediate stations.

Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District trains to Northern Indiana destinations including South Bend.

Los Angeles

Union Station

Los Angeles, California

West Coast regional services include Coast Starlight to Portland and Seattle. Separate services to San Diego, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo. Also through service to Chicago, Texas, New Orleans and intermediate points.

Southern California Regional Rail Authority trains serve 50 stations across greater Los Angeles including Burbank, Anaheim and San Bernardino.

New York City

Pennsylvania Station

Manhattan, New York City

Northeast regional services to Boston, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. include Acela high-speed line. Separate services to Albany, Buffalo/Niagara Falls, Vermont and Montreal, Canada. Also through service to Chicago and the Midwest; Florida and points south.

Metropolitan Transit Authority LIRR trains serve over 120 stations along the length of Long Island, including destinations in the Hamptons.

Trains serve destinations across Northern New Jersey including Newark (transfer for Atlantic City Express) and Newark International Airport, Princeton and Trenton.

Grand Central Station

Manhattan, New York City

Metropolitan Transit Authority Metro North trains serve New York's Hudson Valley suburbs as well as Connecticut destinations including Stamford, Danbury and New Haven.

Philadelphia

30th Street Station

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Northeast regional services to Boston, New York City, Baltimore and Washington D.C. including Acela high-speed line. Separate services to Harrisburg, Pittsburgh and Vermont. Also through service to Chicago and the Midwest; Florida and points south.

Southeast Pennsylvania Transit Authority trains serve Eastern Pennsylvania, including Bucks County, as well as Trenton and Newark, New Jersey and Wilmington, Delaware.

New Jersey Transit service to the coastal resort city.

Washington D.C.

Union Station

Washington D.C.

Northeast regional services to Boston, New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore and BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport include Acela high-speed line. Separate services to Virginia and Vermont. Also through service to Chicago and the Midwest; Florida and points south.

Trains serve Virginia suburbs, including Crystal City and Alexandria, along separate Manassas and Fredericksburg lines.

Maryland Area Rail Commuter trains serve destinations including Silver Spring, Rockville and Gaithersburg, Maryland and Harpers Ferry, West Virginia.

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